I occasionally get asked, “What’s your signature dish?” Hot Banana Water is the only acceptable answer.
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“The Max Headroom hack remains the gold standard: its content was bizarre, its motives were mysterious, and its perpetrator was never caught.”-Katie Serena, “The Story Of The Max Headroom Incident, America’s Creepiest Unsolved TV Hack.” allthatsinteresting.com. October 18, 2017
“In this creative series, Claire Saffitz attempts to recreate our favorite junk and comfort foods, such as gushers and twinkies, in the BA Test kitchen. Chef Saffitz will begin taking the necessary steps to turn your childhood snacks into culinary masterpieces.”—Gourmet Makes via Bon Appétit
When we think of the good ol’ days, lets also remember they also included smallpox, polio, yellow fever, typhoid, rubella, rabies, hib, tetanus, mumps, hepatitis A/B, varicella, tuberculosis, malaria, syphilis, anemia from hookworm, and a high instance of dental caries.
Prior to 1795, it was a given that half of all sailors on a voyage during the Age of Sail would die of scurvy. With international trade and industrialized agriculture, famine has moved out of living memory of the people in most economically developed countries.
And as these problems move out of living memory, we forget what life was like before they were solved. Iodine in salt is just one example among many.
“What do you think of a show where we interview celebrities while making them eat violently hot chicken wings?”—Bijan Stephen, “In The Hot Seat.” The Verge. October 31, 2019.